Frequently Asked Questions

for the LasTrap Lobster Trap
Does the trap sink?

Yes, the trap sinks. It has excellent water flow characteristics when deployed and retrieved as well as when it is on the sea bed – reducing ‘trap rattle’.

Does the trap sink?

Yes, the trap sinks. It has excellent water flow characteristics when deployed and retrieved as well as when it is on the sea bed – reducing ‘trap rattle’.

What size is the trap?

The trap is a standard 48” x 24” x 16”. Other sizes will be available in the future.

How much do they weigh?

Trap weight can vary from 45lbs to 70lbs depending on your requirements. If you require additional weights we can accommodate this request.

How many escape openings in the trap?

There are provisions for two (2) escape openings, regulations only require one (1).

Are there different colours available?

The initial run will be standard colours. Future runs will include various colour combinations.

What type of plastic are they made from?

This is a trade secret, but it is tough, strong and superior quality for the fishing industry. It is also recyclable.

How does the recycling program work?

The exact details are still in the works, but the plan is to offer a rebate on the return of used traps to go towards the purchase of a new trap or product.

Does the trap sink?

Yes, the trap sinks. It has excellent water flow characteristics when deployed and retrieved as well as when it is on the sea bed – reducing ‘trap rattle’.

Can the traps be repaired?

Yes, in two ways. The fisherman can do ‘field repairs’ onboard the boat if the mesh is damaged using screen or netting. Major components can be replaced at our facility during the off-season.

How long will they last?

Every fisherman and fishing ground is different. Under normal use we estimate a minimum of 10 years. This could easily double to 20 years if proper handling, minimal maintenance and care is taken for these traps.

Where do I get them?

We are currently working on how we will distribute these traps throughout the Maritimes (Canada) and the Eastern Seaboard (USA)

When can I place an order?

We will be taking orders in mid-2018 for the 2019 lobster fishing seasons.

How were they tested?

Please refer to the Field Testing Page on this website.

How much will they cost?

The exact price point is yet to be determined. We will be launching a marketing and advertising campaign in early to mid-2018. The goal is to provide excellent value for money for this high-end lobster trap.

What other products are you working on?

We are not in the position to disclose this information yet, but please keep in touch for more exciting and innovative products created by The Lobster Trap Company.

A 21st Century Lobster Trap

for todays Fisherman

Let's connect

Scott Dauphinee.
Managing Director
(M) +1 902 740 1095
@TheLobsterTrapCompany
scott.dauphinee@thelobstertrapcompany.com

Let's connect

Scott Dauphinee.
Managing Director
(M) +1 902 740 1095

@TheLobsterTrapCompany

scott.dauphinee@thelobstertrapcompany.com